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Sewing Machine Cover

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Love sewing? Me too! Making a fabric cover for your sewing machine protects it from dust and other grime. A sewing machine cover is a great beginner project. Basically, this pattern has you sewing together rectangles of varying sizes. This is also a good opportunity to use stash fabric. My sewing machine cover was made from leftover fabric from my Upcycled Apron.

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Free Stuff Friday!!

It’s the first Friday of August and we’re hoping you are all making the most of your final days of summer. Before you head out for the weekend, don’t forget to enter to win this Doodlebug 12 x 12 in. School Days Paper Pack.

Create fun school themed cards and paper projects with this 12 X 12 inch paper pad filled with patterns and designs suited to school and learning. 12 double sided sheets patterned paper, plus one This & That sticker sheet. Acid and lignin free.

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week. We’ll pick the winners and contact them via email. Deadline is midnight tonight and the winner will be announced Monday. One entry per person please.

Question of the week: What’s was/is your favorite subject in school?

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How to do the Single Crochet Join Method

By Crochet Contributors Sara & Helen. Follow them on their blog, Sunflower Cottage Crochet.

Today we’re going to learn how to do the single crochet join method.

Why use single crochet?

I actually really like how the single crochet join method looks because it creates a “pinstripe” appearance on the right side of your work.  It is a raised, visible line and when done with a pretty color to join your squares with, it looks amazing.

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Free Stuff Friday

It’s another gorgeous summer Friday! But before we head outside to enjoy the weather, we’ve got a cool craft to give away. This week’s winner will receive a Jacquard Lumiere Halo / Jewel Exciter Pack!

The Lumiere Exciter Pack contains stunning metallic paint that can be applied with brush, airbrush, stamp and sponge on a variety of surfaces including paper, polymer clay, cotton, leather, wood and more. This package contains nine 0.5-ounce bottles of Lumiere (555 Halo Pink Gold, 556 Halo Blue Gold, 557 Halo Violet Gold, 566 Metallic Russet, 554 Sunset Gold, 551 Pewter, 517 Pearlescent Turquoise, 572 Pearlescent Emerald and 573 Pearlescent Magenta).

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week. We’ll pick the winners and contact them via email. Deadline is midnight tonight and the winner will be announced Monday. One entry per person please.

Question of the week: Finish this sentence: “I craft because…”

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You Make Me Smile–Encouragement Card

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Sending a card for no reason is one of the best ways to reach out to friends and family.  This “groovy” greeting was easy to make using the dies from the Flowers & Fence stamp and die set from Sizzix/Stephanie Barnard.

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